PPP

PPP Polls Suffer From Trolls, And They Knew It
November 13, 2013

I have a long list of methodological issues with PPP polls. Today, the list goes onto a second page.It turns out that PPP permits respondents who give “all 1s” to every question, which distorts their results.

How To Read PPP's Polls
November 08, 2013

I’ve written at length about PPP’s troubling methodological choices. The firm failed to disclose important methodological decisions, offered inconsistent or baffling explanations, and continues to employ an unscientific and inconsistent approach.

PPP's Results Don't Excuse Its Bad Methodology
September 19, 2013

Last week, I wrote a long piece about PPP’s troubling methodological choices. Some people assumed it was a continuation of a fight the previous day between Nate Silver and PPP, but it’s not.

There's Something Wrong With America's Premier Liberal Pollster
The problem with PPP's methodology
September 12, 2013

No pollster attracts more love and hate than Public Policy Polling. The Democratically aligned polling firm routinely asks questions that poke fun at Republicans, like whether then-Senator Barack Obama was responsible for Hurricane Katrina.

Is Obama Losing Support Among African Americans in North Carolina?
June 13, 2012

Yesterday, my inbox blazed with the news that Obama's standing among African Americans is plummeting in North Carolina.